⑈ Read Hardcover @Stone Fox (Harper Trophy Book) For Free ⑦ Author John Reynolds Gardiner ┖ ⑈ Read Hardcover @Stone Fox (Harper Trophy Book) For Free ⑦ Author John Reynolds Gardiner ┖ Grade 3 6 Two delightful short books by John Reynolds Gardiner have been paired up in this audio set Stone Fox HarperCollins, 1980 tells the story of a boy determined to win a dog sled race to save his grandfather s farm No one has ever beaten Stone Fox, an imposing and silent Native American, but little Willy trains daily for the race with his beloved dog, Searchlight It seems like Willy might even win the race until heartbreaking tragedy strikes Top Secret Little, 1984 also features a determined boy and his grandfather, but in a much different setting and story Allen Brewster has a fantastic idea that might even win the silver trophy at the science fair human photosynthesis He has several obstacles to overcome Allen persists in his mission using the scientific method and finally comes up with a concoction that turns him into a human plant He turns green, craves sunlight and water instead of food, and sprouts baby roots if he stands in mud too long Everything changes when Allen is deemed a threat to national security and his project is suddenly top secret Both books are about 20 years old, so the characters do not represent very diverse backgrounds, but the messages of loyalty and determination are timeless Tony Award winner B D Wong narrates the characters to fit the emotion and suspense of each story The fact that one sentence was left out of the narration of Stone Fox and a few words were dropped from Top Secret might deter purchase of this audiobook for a read along program Each story could be listened to for pleasure or as a springboard for classroom discussion.Teresa Wittmann, St Anthony School, Renton, WACopyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.Gardiners description of the race and sudden climax based on legend is fast paced and enveloping. Luke Harper Wikipedia Jonathan Huber born December , is an American professional wrestler and actor signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under ring name shortened from his previous Luke part of tag team The Bludgeon Brothers with Rowan was previously known for work Stone Fox (Harper Trophy Book)

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